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Intensive Outpatient Programs Vs Outpatient Programs

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) provides treatment which will empower patients to function more independently and responsibly, while preparing them for the community with the skills and abilities to lead successful lives. It  can be designed to work in conjunction with your daily career to prevent a period of absence from your occupation and can allow… Continue Reading Intensive Outpatient Programs Vs Outpatient Programs

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Residential Treatment

Patients entering our residential treatment center are no longer in need of acute care and aren’t illustrating withdrawal symptoms, yet they are still in need of 24 hour monitoring and support. Inpatient rehabilitation has the highest long-term success rates. During this phase of treatment patients receive more intensive individual and group counseling sessions. Recovery Ways… Continue Reading Residential Treatment

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Using Insurance to Pay For Treatment

People suffering with addiction often do not seek help because they think that they cannot afford it. Family members of those suffering with addiction often worry about how they will be able to pay for treatment or how they can help financially. One of the best ways to pay to for treatment is using your… Continue Reading Using Insurance to Pay For Treatment

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Microdosing LSD for Business

There is a new trend in business, especially in the booming Silicon Valley. Professional business men and women with degrees from prestigious colleges are using something to get them through the work day and help them get the “creative juices flowing,” small doses of hallucinogens, like LSD and magic mushrooms. The National Institute on Drug… Continue Reading Microdosing LSD for Business

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What is Vivitrol?

Opioid addiction is an epidemic in this country. Thousands of people abuse opioids and thousands of people overdose and die because of opioid use each year. Opioids affect the nervous system by attaching themselves to opioid receptors and reduce the perception of pain. They come from the opium poppy with morphine being the active substance.… Continue Reading What is Vivitrol?

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Adolescent Addiction Treatment

As a teenager it can seem like you are just having a “good time” and doing “what everyone else is doing,” but this is an especially critical time in brain development. Abusing substances during this time can be harmfull to intellectual development, the ability to feel satisfaction and reward from everyday things, and the hard… Continue Reading Adolescent Addiction Treatment

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Depression and Addiction

Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is a common and serious mood disorder that often coexists with drug addiction; sometimes as one of the root causes, while other times as a result of substance abuse. It affects how you think, feel, and handle daily activities. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention… Continue Reading Depression and Addiction